The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 6.72% 4.76% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.04% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Torfaen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
57 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 47.90% 38.10% 51.92%
Number of salaries quoted 49 16 27
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Torfaen

Computer Science
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran -11 8 £27,500 +1.85%
Computer Science
South Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 21 (95.45%) Degree
2 16 (72.73%) C
2 16 (72.73%) C++
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (54.55%) Perforce
4 12 (54.55%) JIRA
4 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 12 (54.55%) OO
4 12 (54.55%) HTTP
4 12 (54.55%) Internet
4 12 (54.55%) DRM
4 12 (54.55%) DVB
4 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
4 12 (54.55%) Over-the-Top Content
4 12 (54.55%) Mentoring
4 12 (54.55%) Coaching
5 10 (45.45%) Java
6 9 (40.91%) HTML
6 9 (40.91%) Android
7 8 (36.36%) iPhone
7 8 (36.36%) Cryptography
7 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 8 (36.36%) Streaming Video
7 8 (36.36%) Objective-C
7 8 (36.36%) Mac OS X
7 8 (36.36%) Apple
7 8 (36.36%) Video on Demand
7 8 (36.36%) iPad
7 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) HTTP
1 12 (54.55%) Internet
1 12 (54.55%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) JIRA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Team Leader
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Multimedia Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Junior
6 2 (9.09%) Author
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Author
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) WebKit
3 4 (18.18%) GStreamer
3 4 (18.18%) OpenGL
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) Velocity
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Over-the-Top Content
2 8 (36.36%) iPhone
2 8 (36.36%) Cryptography
2 8 (36.36%) Streaming Video
2 8 (36.36%) Video on Demand
2 8 (36.36%) iPad
3 5 (22.73%) DTV
3 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Android
3 8 (36.36%) Mac OS X
3 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
4 4 (18.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) OO
2 12 (54.55%) DRM
2 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
2 12 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 12 (54.55%) Coaching
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Android Development
5 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 4 (18.18%) OOD
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) OOP
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Product Management
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
8 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C
1 16 (72.73%) C++
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) Objective-C
5 2 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Perforce
2 8 (36.36%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe